Mr. Wayne J. Brown, age 78 of Lyerly, Georgia passed away Monday, May 31, 2021 at the Floyd Medical Center following an extended illness.
Mr. Brown born in Trion, Georgia on July 6, 1942, son of the late Melvin E. “Mell” Brown and Minnie Nell Donald Brown. He retired from Mohawk Industries after 44 years of service and was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed old cars, gardening and spending time with family and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry Brown.
Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Martha Sue Brown; daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Rodney Barksdale and Kelly and Cliff Cordle; grandsons, Rodney Wayne and Stacye Barksdale, Daniel and Jamie Cordle, and Tyler and Chelsea Cordle; 5 great grandsons; a special brother-in-law, Leon Rowlls; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. Brown will be held Friday, June 4, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Russell officiating. Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Rodney Wayne Barksdale, Levi Barksdale, Daniel Cordle, Tyler Cordle, Jerry “Bear” Brown and Bradley Ward. Honorary Pallbearers will be fellow employees of Mohawk and close friends.
Mr. Brown will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Friday from 12:00 Noon until the funeral hour.
Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Wayne J. Brown.